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23rd Annual National Logistics Conference & Exhibition

"Actionable Logistics, Resilient Operations"

19-22, March 2007

Miami, Florida





Tuesday, 20 March 2007


Panel: Homeland Security and Disaster Response Interoperability - DoD and DHS, How do they Work Together?


  • LTG Robert T. Dail, USA, Director, Defense Logistics Agency
  • COL James Castle, USA (Ret), Deputy Director, Interagency Coordination Directorate, Joint Interagency Action Group, USNORTHCOM
  • Mr. Arthur Walz, Chief Logistics Program and Industrial Management Division, USCG


Luncheon Speaker:

“Achieving Actionable Logistics”, Mr. Louis Kratz, Vice President Focused Logistics, Lockheed Martin Corporation


Keynote Speaker:


Providing Essential Capabilities for Defense of our Homeland”, LTG H Steven Blum, ARNG, Chief National Guard Bureau


Panel: Evolving Role of the National Guard Across the Spectrum of Federal and State Missions



Panel: Multi-National Logistics Relationships – How Coalition Partners Enable Actionable Logistics and Resilient Operations


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Wednesday, 21 March 2007


Keynote Speaker:


“Joint Logistics Visibility”, LTG C.V. Christianson, USA, Director for Logistics, J4, The Joint Staff


Panel: Joint Logistics Fireside Chat




Panel: Strategic Logistics Planning Partnerships – Focusing on the Interaction Between Military and Industry in Operational Planning


        Mr. Jay Erb, Vice President, General Dynamics Information Technology

        LTG Joseph Cosumano, Jr., USA (Ret), Senior Vice President Operations, Maintenance and Logistics, KBR Government and Infrastructure


Panel: Logistics 101 – Today’s Battlefield Reality from Military and Industry Operational Logisticians


        “Mayor Cell Mission – Through C2, Tenant, and Contractor Relationships”, COL (P) Mark Hampton, ARNG, Commander, 35th Support Command, 35th Infantry Division

        Mr. Todd Ostheller, Director of Logistics, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, AAI Corporation

        Mr. Frank Wickersham, III, Assistant Vice President Land Systems, VSE Corporation


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Thursday, 22 March 2007


Panel: Logistics Human Capital Management/Planning – The Logistics Workforce Challenge


        Mr. James Hall, ADUSD, Logistics Plans and Studies

        “Resourcing the National Strategy”, RADM Gerard Mauer, Jr., USN, Commandant, Industrial College of the Armed Forces

        Mr. Frank Anderson, Jr., President, Defense Acquisition University

        “Excellence in Logistics”, Mr. George Topic, Deputy Director for Strategic Logistics, J4, The Joint Staff

        “Support Systems: Uniquely Capable of Total Support”, Mr. Jay Kappmeier, General Manager Logistics Enablement, Product Support and Services, The Boeing Company


Panel: Logistics Information Fusion – The Next Generation (2012-2014)


        “Integrated Data Environment (IDE)/Global Transportation Network (GTN) Convergence (IGC)”, Ms. Mae De Vincentis, J6, Defense Logistics Agency

        Mr. Suparno Banerjee, Executive Vice President for Global Government Industry, EDS

        LTG Daniel Brown, USA (Ret), Joint Operations Director, Computer Sciences Corporation


Panel: Logistics Sustainment Reset – Preparation for the Next Contingency


        “Resetting the Force: An Industry View”, MG Hamp McManus, Jr., USA (Ret), Vice President Army Plans and Programs, EG&G Technical Services, Inc.

        RADM Alan Thompson, SC, USN, Director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, OPNAV (N41)

        Mr. Gary Motsek, ADUSD for Program Support

        “On The Line Today, Keeping Our Army Strong”, Mr. Scott Welker, Deputy to the Commander, US Army Sustainment Command

        “Air Force Recapitalization and Reset”, Mr. Mark Johnson, SES, Deputy Director of Maintenance, DCS (Logistics, Installations and Mission Support)

        MajGen Willie Williams, USMC, Commanding General, Marine Corps Logistics Command


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